I understand that this is the debut of Inspector Dalgleish. The plot was a bit slow, and the narrator even more so. I found listening at 1 1/2 speed to be about right. the audio sounded like it had been recorded over a phone, and there was a slight ground loop hum in the background. Overall, I wish I had read this book rather than listened to it. I should have listened more closely to sample. Even so, I plan on reading or listening to more P D James.
I would recommend the book, not the recording.
Katherine Kellgren or Donada Peters
I believe it has several.
I kept thinking about the theory that memory formation is dependent on the development of language and the concept of "thinking in pictures". These twin distractions prevented me from enjoying the book. The fault probably lies with me and not the author. Oddly, the concept of canine re-incarnation didn't make me pause, but I couldn't get past the doggy narration.
"Democracy in America" is a wonderful snapshot of the American republic taken by a European tourist and scholar. The audio rendition is so-so, but the text carries the day.
I have openly wept reading these essays with their vision of what our republic could be and what it could turn into if we make the wrong choices. So I was predisposed to enjoy this audio book, but the reader was so dry and seemingly uninvolved that I can't recommend this one.
This book may very well be good, but the narration style was so overdone and florid that I couldn't even listen past the first 30 minutes. Before you buy this one, listen to the preview. I wish I had
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